Archive for June, 2010

Rijksmuseum Acquires Cesar van Everdingen Painting

Rijksmuseum Acquires Cesar van Everdingen Painting

. June 1, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Rijksmuseum has succeeded in acquiring the painting Girl with a large hat (1645-50) by the 17th-century painter Cesar van Everdingen. The use of bright and light colours is exceptional for the Dutch Golden Age and gives a summery ambience to the work, while the striking broad-rimmed hat worn by the girl and the small […]

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Museum of London Streetmuseum iPhone App

. June 1, 2010 . 0 Comments

A groundbreaking iPhone app launched last month as part of the opening of the Galleries of Modern London, bringing the Museum of London’s extensive art and photographic collections to the streets of the capital. Streetmuseum, developed with creative agency Brothers and Sisters, guides users to sites across London, where hidden histories of the city dramatically […]

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The Loves of Mercury and Herse A Tapestry Series by Willem de Pannemaker at the Museo del Prado

The Loves of Mercury and Herse A Tapestry Series by Willem de Pannemaker at the Museo del Prado

. June 1, 2010 . 1 Comment

The Museo del Prado will be exhibiting the eight mythological tapestries that comprise the only complete surviving example of this series on the loves of Mercury and Herse, one of the 246 tales recounted in the 15 books of Ovid’s great poem known as the Metamorphoses. For the first time since their dispersion in the […]

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Dallas Fort Worth Museums and Tourist Attractions Offer Discount Pass

. June 1, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Dallas Fort Worth area has just released an attractions pass that allows both visitors and locals a great way to enjoy some of the region’s best attractions at savings of up to 30%. The new Dallas/Fort Worth & Beyond Attractions Pass includes admission to seven major area attractions, as well as the opportunity to […]

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Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) and Telstra Announces 27th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award

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Finalists for this year’s 27th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award have been announced today by the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) and principal sponsor Telstra. Telstra Art Award curator Kate Podger congratulated the 96 artists selected for this year’s Telstra Art Award. “We had a total of […]

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